hypothetically

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Etymology[edit]

From hypothetical +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

hypothetically (comparative more hypothetically, superlative most hypothetically)

  1. In a hypothetical way; as a hypothesis.
    He offered the proposition hypothetically.
  2. Used to introduce a proposition to discussion without commitment to its truth
    Hypothetically, what would you say if I proposed marriage to you?

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